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John Zorn : tradition and transgression

Author: John Lowell Brackett
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Zorn is one of the most prolific and active American composers/performers. He has been a fixture of New York's "Downtown Scene" since the mid-70s. The author suggests that the reason for the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brackett, John Lowell.
John Zorn.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)639400491
Named Person: John Zorn; John Zorn, Musiker.; John Zorn
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Lowell Brackett
ISBN: 9780253352347 0253352347 9780253220257 0253220254
OCLC Number: 216935795
Description: xxv, 215 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: From the fantastic to the dangerously real: reading John Zorn's artwork --
Magick and mysticism in Zorn's recent works --
Tradition, gifts, and Zorn's musical homages --
Continuing the spiral: Aporias and the prisms of tradition.
Responsibility: John Brackett.
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"A historically situated set of analyses is just what John Zorn deserves as a major artist of our time. The present volume will be important in furthering an understanding of his work." George Lewis, Read more...

 
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